Document ReferenceBu 20/57
TitleLetter from A. Layard, Foreign Office, London, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 30 May 1866.
Date30 May 1866
Content DescriptionReports that Michele's affairs have been arranged with the Treasury; relates advice he has given to Lord Clarendon on the matter; Biecroft thanks him [Buchanan] for helping with his protegé; he [Layard] spent his holiday in Paris; he saw the Emperor once to discuss Franco-Italian relations; gives detail of the conversation; he [Layard] believes the Emperor to be influenced by Bismarck; informs him that affairs in the principalities are becoming more fraught, the number of intrigues is increasing.

Postscript presuming Gorchakoff [Gorchakov] will attend the conference if Clarendon does.
Termunification, Germany

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6613Michell; John (1836-1921); Mr; British Consul at St Petersburg1836-1921
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA1901Napoléon III (1808-1873); Emperor of the French; president of 2nd French Republic 1850-52 emperor 1852-701808-1873
NA140Bismarck; Otto E.L. von (1815-1898); Prince; German statesman and Prussian minister-president1815-1898
NA141Gorchakov; Alexander M. (1798-1883); Prince; Russian Foreign Minister1798-1883
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA6449Layard; Austen H. (1817-1894); Sir; diplomat and politician1817-1894
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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